Posted on 08/14/2019 at 03:56 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What does a former president read? Quite a lot, and quite the high-brow and varied selection, to boot. Barack Obama shar...

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Posted on 08/12/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Kurdish Iranian author has won yet another literary award from the same country that’s holding him in a detentio...

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Posted on 08/06/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s another upcoming book from celebrities not famous for their writing, this one with a confirmed title and a...

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Posted on 08/01/2019 at 11:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Famous — or infamous — whistleblower Edward Snowden will publish a memoir on September 17. Permanent Record...

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Posted on 07/30/2019 at 09:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Forty authors have published a joint letter in the Nation calling on Congress to improve conditions for those held on th...

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Posted on 07/26/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A bestselling author has acknowledged approving some — but not all — changes in the Russian translation...

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Posted on 07/24/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There are so many amazing puns in this story about the New Hampshire poet laureate controversy. The headline? “Ver...

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Tagged As: Poetry, Politics, Scandal

Posted on 07/23/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of UK politician Boris Johnson got a good-news-bad-news delivery today. The good news, for his supporters, is that...

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Posted on 07/23/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We now have a title, release date, and more specific topic for Donald Trump Jr.’s book about his father. Triggered...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Translation is a delicate art based on language alone, let alone culture and politics. The latest example: a Turkish tra...

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